WVU Libraries Collections http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:18:02 GMT en-us <![CDATA[31st Virginia Infantry Regiment Documents]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=7 7 This digital collection includes scans of more than 3000 documents relating to the 31st Virginia Regiment of the Confederate Army.

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<![CDATA[African Americans in the Monticola 1957-1964]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=1 1 This exhibit consists of photos of African American students from the West Virginia University's yearbook, the Monticola, 1957-1964.

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<![CDATA[Africana]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=34 34 The Africana Collection reflects most of the West Virginia University's disciplines including: agriculture, anthropology and sociology, art, economics, folklore, history, international relations, language, law, literature, medicine and health, music, politics, and religion. 

Bibliographer: Beth Toren

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<![CDATA[Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Bulletins, 1970s-present]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=2 2 In 1888, the West Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station began publishing these bulletins under the title original title Bulletin of the West Virginia Agricultural Station.

Bibliographer: Noel Kopriva

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<![CDATA[Agriculture ]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=35 35 Agriculture materials cover subject areas such as plant science, entomology, agronomy, animal and veterinary science, landscape architecture, forestry, wildlife management, parks and recreation, and more.

Bibliographer: Noel Kopriva

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<![CDATA[Appalachian Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=43 43 The Appalachian Collection is on the third floor of the Wise Library in the James V. and Ann Pozega Milano Reading Room. 

Bibliographer: Jo. Brown

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<![CDATA[Art and Art History]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=38 38 Art and art history books and print journals are located at Evansdale Library, primarily at the call number N. 

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Art History Digital Image Database (AHDID)]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=21 21 This collection is treated as a course reserve for WVU faculty and students and is password protected.

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<![CDATA[BBC Theater Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=27 27 Streaming videos purchased with copyright clearance from commercial vendors can be accessed on our website.

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<![CDATA[Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=5 5 This collection includes “100 elegant engravings” from this rare and delicate 1805 edition of Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare.

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<![CDATA[Census Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=52 52 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has federal census records available on microfilm and/or soundex.

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<![CDATA[Center for Research Libraries]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=32 32 The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Scholars and researchers from CRL member institutions have free and unlimited use of the CRL collections through ILL.

Bibliographer: Penny Pugh

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<![CDATA[Child Ballads of West Virginia]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=9 9 This digital resource consists of a lecture recital on the subject of traditional folk ballads of West Virginia by Patrick Ward Gainer (1904-1981).

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<![CDATA[Claude W. Benedum Lectures]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=4 4 Each year since 1981, West Virginia University's Distinguished Professors and speakers from various institutions and think tanks present a series of lectures that are open to the public and are at a level that can be understood by a general audience. <![CDATA[Dance]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=39 39 Books on dance are located at Evansdale Library at the call number GV1580.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[David Copperfield]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=8 8 Browse through 23 illustrations from the first edition of Charles Dickens's "favourite child."

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<![CDATA[Digitized Books from the Internet Archive]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=28 28 Selected books digitized from the collections of West Virginia University in cooperation with the Internet Archive. 

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<![CDATA[Dr. Edward J. Van Liere Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=55 55  

This collection contains an annotated bibliography and citation analysis of Dr. Edward J. Van Liere's over 200 research articles and collections of correspondence about his books Anoxia: Its Effects on the Body and Hypoxia.

Bibliographer: Lori Hostuttler

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<![CDATA[Drawings of David Hunter Strother]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=11 11 This digital resource consists of a catalog and exhibit of drawings by David Hunter Strother from the West Virginia & Regional History Center.

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<![CDATA[Electronic Journals]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=31 31 The Electronic Journals Collection consists of electronic journals, magazines, newspapers, and books. Use the search box to search for a specific title when you know it, or browse by subject, letter of the alphabet, or collection. When a full citati

Bibliographer: Linda Blake

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<![CDATA[Electronic Theses and Dissertations]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=33 33 Searching, browsing, access, and support from the WVU Electronic Theses and Dissertation Initiative.

Bibliographer: Molly Dolan

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<![CDATA[Engineering and Computer Science]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=42 42 Books that support all disciplines in engineering and computer science are located in the Evansdale Library on the second floor. The books are located in the QA 76 and T call number areas.

Bibliographer: Mary Strife

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<![CDATA[Folk Music]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=50 50 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses the finest collection of early field recordings of folk music in existence.

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<![CDATA[Francis H. Pierpont Civil War Telegram Series]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=26 26 This digital collection includes more than 850 telegrams documenting Pierpont’s efforts to maintain Union rule in western Virginia in the first two years of the Civil War.

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<![CDATA[Government Documents]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=37 37 As the Federal regional depository library in West Virginia, we are committed to providing free access to government information.

Bibliographer: Christine Chang

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<![CDATA[Grace Edwards Waters: A Devoted Life]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=17 17 A collection of Grace Waters' personal memorabilia is in the care of Special Collections at the WVU Libraries. 

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<![CDATA[Guide to Archives & Manuscripts]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=25 25 This searchable database indexes over 20,000 linear feet of archives documenting a wide variety of topics.

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<![CDATA[History in Photos]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=22 22 This is the Libraries exhibit of historical photos of the Libraries on the Downtown campus.

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<![CDATA[History of Medicine]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=51 51 The History of Medicine Collection, currently located on level one of the Health Sciences Library stacks, contains histories of health sciences disciplines, diseases and treatments, biographies of medical pioneers, as well as early textbooks and research publications.

Bibliographer: Lori Hostuttler

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<![CDATA[International Association for Identification]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=29 29 This collection includes selected items digitized from the International Association for Identification, the world's oldest and largest criminal identification organization.

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<![CDATA[Isaac Asimov Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=3 3 This online display features visuals and descriptions of some of the over 600 books, games, audio recordings, videos, and wall charts included in the West Virginia University Libraries’ Asimov Collection.

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<![CDATA[Jesse Stuart Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=14 14 This digital collection invites users to browse the book covers, illustrations, inscriptions, and signatures selected from the Maryan Dahmer Jesse Stuart Collection.

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<![CDATA[Libraries Depository]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=44 44 The WVU Libraries' buildings do not have enough space to hold all the books and journals they own. The storage facility is used to keep low-use library materials in a controlled environment.

Bibliographer: Hilary Fredette

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<![CDATA[Maps, Atlases, and Gazetteers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=53 53 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has a variety of maps available in an extensive collection of individual maps, Archives & Manuscripts collections, atlases, and history books.

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<![CDATA[Mark Twain: Rare Book Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=15 15 This digital collection consists of over 1100 images of illustrations and some text from a selection of the Mark Twain Collection in the WVU Libraries' Rare Books Collection.

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<![CDATA[MediaSite Audio/Video Streaming]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=23 23 The University Libraries' MediaSite audio/video streaming facilities provide support for the delivery of live television broadcasts to WVU's Morgantown Campus.

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<![CDATA[Music]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=40 40  

Music books, journals and scores are located at Evansdale Library with call numbers M-MT.  Compact disks and listening equipment are available at the Service Desk by the entrance.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Oral History]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=57 57 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses a large and diverse collection of oral history recordings documenting the culture and history of West Virginia and the surrounding region.  Most interviews were conducted and recorded from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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<![CDATA[PBS Documentary Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=6 6 Streaming videos purchased with copyright clearance from commercial vendors can be accessed on our website.

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<![CDATA[Pi Lambda Phi Jewish Studies Lectureship]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=24 24 This series includes lectures beginning in 2007 that can be viewed in the Windows Media Player.

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<![CDATA[Printed Ephemera Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=30 30 This database contains more than 8,000 records representing more than 43,000 ephemera items such as pamphlets, leaflets, brochures, clippings, and isolated serials.  Over 475 have been digitized.

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<![CDATA[Public Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=54 54 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has early Virginia county records, the Historical Records Survey, and West Virginia County Court Records.

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<![CDATA[Rare Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=47 47 The Rare Books Collection contains old and rare books from the 1400s to the present.  The collection is particularly strong in literature, history, religion, philosophy, and natural history.

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<![CDATA[School of Art & Design Visiting Artist Lectures]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=56 56 The Division of Art and Design Visiting Artist Lecture Series brings artists, scholars, and other professionals from all over the world in to interact with students. Participating artists are involved with all media and incorporate a broad subject matter.

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<![CDATA[Season's Greetings: Holiday Cards Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=12 12 This online collection consists of almost 50 early 20th century holiday cards selected from the West Virginia and Regional History Center at the WVU Libraries.

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<![CDATA[Shakespeare Online Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=10 10 This digital collection includes images and text from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello scanned from a 1773 edition.

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<![CDATA[Storer College: A Digital Photographic Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=13 13 This digital collection includes historical photographs from the archives of Storer College. 

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<![CDATA[Theatre]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=41 41 Books about theatre are located at Evansdale Library at the call number PN2000.  A separate play collection is shelved by author.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Theses and Dissertations]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=46 46 Bibliographer: Molly Dolan

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=49 49 The WVRHC holds the most comprehensive collection of books and periodicals relating to West Virginia in existence.

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<![CDATA[West Virginia History OnView: Historical Photographs]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=18 18 The West Virginia and Regional History Center contains the most comprehensive collection of historic photographs pertaining to West Virginia in existence.

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Newspapers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=48 48 The West Virginia and Regional History Center holds the largest collection of historical West Virginia newspapers in existence.

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